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Hurricane Sandy hit Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge hard. In the years since, the Service and its partners have worked to make the refuge more resilient to storms. At the end of October, another storm put those efforts to the test.

Today we discuss diversity in hunting with Eric Morris, an avid hunter, fisherman, and all-around outdoorsman. Eric’s goal is to close the gap between communities and access through education, written media projects, and hands-on hunting, shooting, and other outdoor experiences.

Two studies funded through Hurricane Sandy relief aid are helping land managers understand the importance of local nesting habitat within the broader range of the piping plover, which is on the Federal Threatened and Endangered Species List.